Osun: NBA rejects Adeleke’s acting Chief Judge

November 18, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the removal of the Chief Judge of Osun, Justice Adepele Ojo, by Gov. Ademola Adeleke. The NBA said in a statement issued on Saturday by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Akorede Lawal, that it will not recognise Justice Olayinka Afolabi, the acting chief judge appointed by the governor. Lawal said that the NBA’s Read More

NBA commends EFCC on rule of law

November 15, 2023 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on its adherence to the rule of law in the fight against economic and financial crimes and other acts of corruption. A press statement by EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Dele Oyewale,in Abuja, said the NBA gave the commendation when a delegation of the Association led Read More

Breaking: NBA investigates UniCal lecturer, Adamawa REC

August 19, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has begun investigation on the suspended Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Calabar, Prof. Cyril Ndifon. The association set up an adhoc committee to carry out the investigation on the allegations of sexual assault leveled against him. Members of the committee are the NBA 1st Vice President, Linda Rose Bala, Assistant General Secretary, Read More

Why I joined Labour Party – Ex-NBA President

August 1, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The former president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Olumide Akpata, has joined the Labour Party. In a tweet on Tuesday, Akpata said he joined LP in March, 2023 and attended his first ward meeting on Saturday. ”Quite a number of people have called/messaged me to confirm the news, currently making the rounds, that I have joined a political party. Read More

Effective dispute resolution’ll engender capital market growth- Yuguda

May 12, 2023 Admin III 0

The Securities and Exchange Commission has said that the capital market, which is considered the catalyst for economic growth, must be sustained by an effective and efficient dispute resolution mechanism by adjudicators who are subject matter experts to engender investors’ confidence. Yuguda stated this during a one day workshop organised by the Investmebrs and Securities Tribunal in collaboration I’ll with Read More

NBA warns EFCC against harassing lawyers

March 4, 2023 Emeka Nze, Abuja 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has sent a strong warning to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), insisting that it would not tolerate harassment and intimidation of lawyers who are carrying out their constitutional roles.  The NBA Garki Branch Chairman, Barrister Obioma Ezenwobodo, stated this in a statement while reacting to alleged harassment of an Abuja based constitutional lawyer, Read More

Rights activist, Ajulo urges lawyers to develop exceptional qualities

February 1, 2023 Bode Olagoke 0

An Abuja based lawyer and rights activist, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has charged legal practitioners, especially young lawyers, to develop exceptional qualities and show dedication to work. Ajulo was the speaker at the monthly capacity building lecture of Akure Chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, where he spoke on the topic “7 Habits of a Successful Lawyer”    The activist, Read More

Naira redesign: Emefiele bows, assures value of old notes after February 10 deadline, POS operators rip off Nigerians 

Governor Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has appealed to the House of Representatives to show understanding and allow the new cashless policy succeed in the interest of Nigeria’s economy. Emefiele, who bowed to pressure, made appearance Tuesday before the Ad-hoc committee of the House on the intervention over the deadline set by the CBN for the old N200, Read More

NBA announces Bolanle Raheem ’s burial arrangements

January 14, 2023 Admin III 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has said Bolanle Raheem, a lawyer killed in an incident involving a police officer in Lagos, will be buried on January 17, 2023. In a statement on Friday signed by its assistant national publicity secretary, Charles Ajiboye, the association said Raheem’s family has announced that the funeral service will be held at the Olive Tree Read More

NBA: Players suspended after clash

December 31, 2022 BBC 0

Eleven players were suspended by the NBA following a mass scuffle during the Detroit Pistons’ 121-101 victory over the Orlando Magic. Magic centre Moritz Wagner received a two-game ban for pushing Pistons guard Killian Hayes off court on Thursday. Hayes was banned for three matches for retaliating by hitting Wagner on the back of the head. Pistons guard Hamidou Diallo Read More

Starboy 2.01

The NBA conference has sort of been marked as the starting point of the 2023 election year campaigns’ 100 metres dash, and the event has become the centre stage for huge and virile political commentary, media banter, intellectual discourse and most importantly; a dose of what we are going to get throughout, or most part of the campaign season. Sen. Read More

AMAC chair: Group petitions NJC, NBA, NUJ, others over Maikalangu’s removal

August 23, 2022 Paul Okah Abuja 0

The Concerned Youths for Good Governance and Justice (CYGG) has petitioned the National Judicial Council (NJC), the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), the Police Service Commission (PSC), the Joint Services Department of the Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Justice and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) over what it described as “miscarriage of justice against the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Read More

NBA-SBL’s timely discourse on the economy

August 22, 2022 Adewale Kupoluyi 0

The 16th Annual Business Law Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, Section on Business Law (NBA-SBL) themed, “Recent Developments in the Business Law Environment”, is a ray of hope that the country’s pathway to economic recovery may not be a mirage, if the needful is done. The conference, which critically looked at current developments in the Nigerian business environment, was Read More

NBA 2022 and the tasks ahead

June 27, 2022 Admin III 0

In preparation for the 2022 Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) general elections, the Electoral Committee of the NBA (ECNBA) headed by Ayodele Akintunde, SAN, had released the NBA electoral guidelines and schedule on May 16, 2022. Ceteris paribus (all other things being equal), the general elections shall hold on July 16, 2022 as published in the electoral timetable. As the election Read More

Niger operating obsolete laws – NBA

April 6, 2022 Aideloje Ojo 0

The chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) Minna branch, Mohammed Abubakar El-Suru, has described the laws operating in Niger state as obsolete and needed to be reviewed to enhance the administration of criminal justice in the state. El- Suru stated this during a validation and public forum on domestication of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015 held in Read More

NBA, security agencies partner to end conflicts on human dignity

April 6, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) and security agencies in the country are in fresh collaboration with a view to either eradicate or minimise conflict on human dignity and bickering in the discharge of their respective functions. As part of measures to achieve this, the NBA has already set up NBA/ Security/ Agencies Relations Committee (NBA-SARC) headed by Mr Joe Kyari Read More

Sanction threats to rule of law, lawyer tasks NJC, NBA

March 11, 2022 Emeka Nze 0

The National Judicial Council (NJC) and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have been urged to remain awake to eminent threats posed to the rule of law by disobedience to subsisting court orders and judgements. National Chairman United Patriots (UP) Barrister Chukwudi Ezeobikain a statement on Friday, noted that democratic institutions which flout orders and judgements of courts must be held Read More

NBA president for Uniben convocation lecture

November 17, 2021 Patrick Ahanor 0

The authorities of University of Benin (UNIBEN) has said the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president, Olumide Akpata Esq. would deliver its 46th/47th convocation lecture billed for next Thursday. Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Lilian Salami, who stated this to journalists in Benin City said: “he is also an alumnus in whom the University is proud.” Salami stated that the Read More

Nigeria needs new constitution, not amendment – Olanipekun

November 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A former president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Chief Wole Olanipekun, Wednesday said that the ongoing constitutional amendment can not work, maintaining that Nigeria needs constitutional replacement. Olanipekun who delivered the 13th convocation lecture of the Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun state, insisted that the present constitution can not solve the security, pandemic and other problems facing the country. Speaking Read More